La Cuisson – From Coffeeshop Stall to French Bistro Bar
‘Hawkerpreneurship’ is a word unique to Singapore, where young people strive out to be hawkers to make a living, not necessary a career path many would consider. I first met Chef Kenneth Lin during a television interview on Good Morning Singapore where we were invited to talk about that subject. On an ending note, he said “You must visit my restaurant.” Chef Kenneth Lin started with a humble stall of Le Cuisson within a coffee shop in Queen Street and then Holland Close, created some news for bringing affordable French cuisine to the masses. Can we say that he has made it? He who first studied to be a banker, has moved on to another phase of his culinary dreams, from a hawker stall to a two-storey shophouse bistro along Prinsep Street, now renamed as La Cuisson. While some may have the impression that French cuisine is about romance and exquisite, I can say La Cuisson (whi...